Sunday, November 9, 2014

Noblis internships for undergrads

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Noblis is now accepting applications for our Summer Internship Program!

from Lead Employee Relations, EEO and Diversity Strategist at Noblis, VP, Diversity at NOVA SHRM

Summer Internship Program

Join Us
A summer at Noblis is a summer well spent. If you are a student who is looking for good pay, valuable real-world experience, and the ability to apply your coursework, Noblis is the place for you.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

For those interested in working with PTAs

by Devorah Heitner on Edutopia:

Empathy and Research: Engaging Parents With Tech Initiatives

Everything seems to be going well with your "connected learning" initiative -- until you get your first angry email from a parent. Or a group of irate parents attends a school board meeting. Or you get requests to opt out before the initiative is even off the ground.
What's going wrong? Don't these people value 21st-century education? How far would they get at work without their computers? Instead of reacting defensively to the criticism that parents express -- or offering to send home blanket statements about how much students will benefit -- it's worth doing some research to better understand parents' concerns. My own research suggests that these are some of parents' top concerns about kids and technology. It's well worth the effort to find out...
(click to see the 6 Dos and Don'ts)